University of Wisconsin–Madison

Summer 2019 WSJ. Magazine Internship in New York in NEW YORK, New York

Employer Dow Jones
Location New York City, NY
Type Internship
Apply by January 1, 2019
Posted on October 15, 2018

Description

The WSJ. Magazine internship program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in magazine journalism. This is a paid summer internship that lasts for 10 weeks. The summer internships generally take place over June, July and August, though start dates can be flexible in certain circumstances.

The screening process puts heavy emphasis on magazine journalism experience. Most of those chosen have had prior internships with other magazines as well as experience working for a campus publication or as a freelancer.

Interns will work closely with various departments within the magazine including features, digital, photography, design and research. Responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to, completing additional story and photography research, writing exclusive content for digital platforms, transcribing interviews, contributing to editorial meetings, fact-checking, assisting with social media coverage and more.

Ideal candidates will possess:
• Sharp instincts for feature and lifestyle coverage
• Interest in and appreciation of photography and design
• Familiarity with frequent WSJ. Magazine writers, photographers, stylists
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• A positive attitude and a drive to complete work quickly and efficiently on short deadlines
• Familiarity with social-media platforms and web analytics

WSJ. Magazine interns should be self-starters who understand the needs of our growing audience on various platforms. Dedication to high journalism standards, excellent writing and organization skills, and attention to detail are required. Candidates should have prior magazine experience with a demonstrated interest in WSJ. Magazine’s coverage areas, including fashion, design, art, architecture, entertainment, technology, philanthropy, and more, as well as the ability to work independently under deadline pressure.

Please include a cover letter, resume and up to five published samples of your work with your application. Application Deadline-January 1, 2019 at 11:00 p.m. CST. Only finalists will be contacted.

Click here to submit your application online.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation” in the subject line.